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Book Signing for New Book Written by a TSD Parent

There will be a book signing on Saturday, February 18th at a locally deaf owned restaurant as a fundraiser for the Texas School for the Deaf. That is not the real story. The story is the background of the book itself. The book is written by a TSD parent (me) regarding the journey of a […]

Year End Appeal

Your donation will be doubled!
Thanks to the generous support of an anonymous benefactor, your donation will be matched dollar for dollar!
Donate by December 31, 2016 to get the matching dollars to your donation! To donate please go here: Make a donation. To learn more about our year end appeal please go here: Year End […]

Diamond Gala- Save the Date for Our 11th Annual Diamond Gala!

Save the date for our upcoming 11th annual Diamond Gala May 5th, 2017! To be held at the Hilton Downtown Austin! Starry Starry Night! Click here for more information:
Diamond Gala

2016 Spooky Skedaddle Festival and Motostalgia Car Show

Our 2016 Spooky Skedaddle Festival and Motostalgia Car Show is fast approaching on October 29th, 2016!Join us at the TSD Campus! We will have a Halloween Carnival,1k fun run, and car show! Family fun for all ages! Come out in your best Halloween costume and enjoy some great food, music and entertaining games!For more information […]

Amplify Austin Kick Up Your Heels and Toss Your Hats High for TSD Foundation!

Amplify Austin Kick Up Your Heels and Toss Your Hats High for TSD and TSD Foundation!
Join Us March 2nd through the 3rd. Will be on the corner house on the TSD campus.
Come out for some fun, barbeque, and ready to donate to a good cause! Help us Amplify TSD Foundation! Your kicks make their kicks […]

TSD Students Back to TSD for the Fall Semester!

TSD students return for the fall season at TSD. See what is happening here on campus!
TSD Website

Thank You! YOU Amplified TSDF!

WOW! YOU DID IT! YOU really Amplified TSDF! Because of YOUR generous support, as well as that of our MATCHING DONOR, ANDERSON CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, we exceeded our #AmplifyATX goal this year! That means that dreams will come true for all the deaf and hard-of-hearing students served by TSD across the state of Texas. On behalf of the children and their families, […]


BIG THANKS to TEXAS LAND & CATTLE and EACH OF YOU who came out for last night’s DINE + DONATE! Because of you, Texas Land & Cattle is donating 15% of sales to help strengthen and sustain language, academic achievement and career pathways for deaf students at TSD and across Texas. We are truly grateful […]

Save the Date: TSDF Diamond Chefs Gala on Friday, May 6, 2016

Join us on Friday, May 6, 2016, for TSDF’s 10th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala, “Under the Big Top,” at the Downtown Hilton. Guests will enjoy an exquisite gourmet meal, live and silent auctions, interactive games, a photo booth, the Wheel of Fortune, as well as strolling magicians and other amazing entertainers.

For more information on the evening’s […]

Dine & Donate: January 28, 2016

SAVE THE DATE for our next DINE & DONATE event! On Thursday, January 28, 2016, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM, DINE at any Texas Land & Cattle location in Austin (1101 South Mopac, 5510 S. I-35, 6007 N. I-35, or 14010 N. US 183) and they will DONATE 15% of all full-priced menu items on your receipt back to […]